Great American Trucking Show

‘Showing Severe’ w/ Texas dump fleet

I met the Redwines of Nederland, Texas, at the Great American Trucking Show last year by the back bumper of Jerry Redwine's prize-winning 2007 Peterbilt 378 tri-axle dump (pictured). The labor of love is a hardworking truck in Redwine construction business. Powered by a Caterpillar C13 boosted to 600 hp and an Eaton 8 LL off-road transmission, the tri-axle main unit is evidence of a “bad habit” the young Redwine inherited from his father and ...

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Great American Trucking Show

Dallas Convention Center, (888) 349-4287, www.prideandpolish.com

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2011 Trucker of the Year named

Dan Heister, a 45-year-old steel hauler, has been a driver for Clanton, Ala.-based Boyd Bros. Transportation for 15 years.

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Pride & Polish championship set

Top truck beauty show winners will meet in Dallas in August to compete for the Custom Rigs Pride & Polish National Championship.

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Trucker of the Year 2011

When the housing market collapsed, Dan Heister learned how quickly flatbed could go sour — and what it would take to keep his head above water.

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Roadside Attractions

A review of recent interesting or odd parts of trucking, plus industry data, coming events and a truck gallery.

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Roadside Attractions

An Oreo design hits the spot, drug trafficking, a truck beauty calendar and ride-along pets are among the trucking news items featured.

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Channel 19

Featured is a dose of trucking humor, oddities and industry coverage in the media.

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LogBook

Engine problems worsen, FedEx Ground wins key case, APU grants offered to OOIDA, truck-related fatalities drop and more industry issues are featured.

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Still ‘dressed for success’ — Henry Albert’s opening salvo at GATS PIB

Overdrive 2007 Trucker of the Year, independent owner-operator Henry Albert (pictured, right, with our current Trucker of the Year, Mike Crawford), delivered an opening salvo at Overdrive’s Partners in Business seminar Friday, Aug. 27, at the Great American Trucking Show in an address that elucidated the effects of a very-small adjustment in his  business that, Albert said, led to “increased business, new customers” and big revenue, generally, for his Albert Transport business. But, perhaps most ...

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